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Ronald Polansky
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    Philosophy and Knowledge a Commentary on Plato's Theaetetus.Ronald M. Polansky - 1992
    The Theaetetus provides Plato's fullest discussion of human knowledge and is a rich vehicle for reflection upon its topic. Polansky's commentary demonstrates that the dialogue in fact holds the complete Platonic account of knowledge -- an account which is as sophisticated as any offered by contemporary philosophers.
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  2. "Phronesis" on Tour: Cultural Adaptability of Aristotelian Ethical Notions.Ronald M. Polansky - 2000 - Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 10 (4):323-336.
    : How might bioethics take account of cultural diversity? Can practical wisdom of an Aristotelian sort be applied across cultures? After showing that practical wisdom involves both intellectual cleverness and moral virtue, it is argued that both these components have universality. Hence practical wisdom must be universal as well. Hellenic ethical thought neither depended on outdated theoretical notions nor limited itself to the Greek world, but was in fact developed with constant awareness of cultural differences, so it arguably works as (...)
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  3. C.J. De Vogel, Rethinking Plato And Platonism. [REVIEW]Ronald M. Polansky - 1988 - Philosophy in Review 8 (1):13-15.
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    Jacob Klein, "Plato's Trilogy". [REVIEW]Ronald M. Polansky - 1981 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 19 (3):377.
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    Plato's Trilogy.Ronald M. Polansky - 1981 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 19 (3):377-380.